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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - March 16, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE.SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 81ST YEAR, NO. 272 ABILENE, TEXAS, FRIDAY EVENING, MARCH 16, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS issociated Press (iP) Nikita Says Space Orbited CAfT. GREGROY THOMAS pilot (AT Wlrtptioto) KOBKHT WISH copilot GEORGE NAU flight engineer MOSCOW (API-Soviet Premier (hrushchov announced today Ihc Soviet Union has put a new space vehicle in orbit. At the same time ic threatened Ihc United States vith what he called <i global wkol, invulnerable to antimissile Khrushchev said nil American1 efforts (o intercept (he new weap- on, as he described it, would be n vain. "The lime has passed when the can feel defended torn the consequences of ic said. Khrushchev gave no details in Military Search Pressed for Plane MANILA .S. military planes and ships pressed a hunt between Guam and the Philippines tonight for a chartered airliner which vanished at sea with 107 persons, chiefly American Army men, on a flight to war-torn South Viet Nam. A full 24 hours passed since the four-engine Super Constellation, owned, by the California-based Fly- ing Tiger l.ihe, radioed its last message. This was a routine re- port to Guam from a position 270 miles west of lhat U.S. base in Ihe western Pacific, as it headed for Clark Air Force Base, riorth of Manila. Search craft crisscrossed 75.000 square njiles of the Pacllic fruit- lessly by daylight and were con- tinuing through the night. Weather was excellent and the sea normal. The Super Constellation carried a crew of 11 Americans, 93 U.S. Army personnel and Ihrcc South Seven ships led by the destroy er escort Brisler and 15 aircraft were dispatched from Guam Clark Field, tile U. S. 7th Fleel and the Air Force at Okinawa sent additional planes. The airliner, piloled by Capt Gregory P. Thomas of Red Bank, N.J., left Travis base in northern California Tuesday. Travis is of ten Ihe originating point for troops being ferried across the Pacific by plane. Flying Tiger is oftoi the carrier. Guam is a regular refueling stop. Thomas, 48, was described as a veteran cominercial and the West. Global Rocket Said Invulnerable vhal stage of development the so- called weapon might be. Tie made his remarks in Ihc course of an election rally, prc- iminary to Sunday's voting in the Soviet Union. Earlier al Ihe rally had announced orbiting of a new space vehicle. Tass, the Soviet news agency, said it was "an artificial earth satellite launched with a view to continuing the Soviet program of outer space research." There no announcement whether a man or other living being was aboard. Khrushchev made his statement about "I assure yon I will spare no ef- forts to justify your high confi- dence." Ho assailed the two-party sys- tern of the United Stales and said the Soviet sysiem, under which one candidate runs for any parti- cular scat in the Supreme Soviet, this country's version of a parlia-l nient, is much belter. In the United Slates, Khrush- chev said, they may have two can- didates representing two parlies A there is no real difference. He added that the main differ- ence between the (wo major U.S. iwliiical parlies was that one has an elephant as its symbol and thej other a donkey. j "This dues not represent a big' choice lo American he quipped, (o loud applause. Soviet' parliamentary candi- dates, lie said, are (he choice of the people and have something in common with Ihe people. The Soviet Union's rale of pro- duction is increasing (aster than in (lie United Slates, he went on, al- though he made no claim to ahead. He said that in the la.st four years the Soviet Union had) 'increased steel production by 19.0 million tons, or 38 per cent. Jji the same period, lie added, the the global rocket lo rein- force his views on ihe current disarmament negotiations at Gc Stales had cut steel pro- neva. Referring lo Western pro- by 14-3 million tons or 14 iwsals for an effective control system, he said, "U't will never agree lo this." A control system, he would be nothing but an espionage service for the West. Khrushchev boasted that the Soviet Union has better means of delivering nuclear intercontinental rockets ihan per cent. In Ihe Soviet Union, he said, the] labor force had increased by 12.'jj million in four years for a 24 per1 gajn United Stales Vietnamese, Travis Base in California Air Force said. Four women were among the crew. Military sources in Saigon as- sumed the troops were due to bolsler the American forces back- ing South Viel Nam's government in ils war against the Vicl Cong Fifteen aircraft based nt Guam launched Die hunl for Iho Flying Tiger plane. Spread over a 100 mile front, they flew 750 miles a poinl about mid- way between Guam and the Phil- then retraced their toui'5c eastward. The plane look off from Guam nt p.m. Thursday night car .tary airman with 12 years serv- ice with Flying Tiger who had distinguished himself as a hero In a plane mishap in 1957. A plaque on his yacht-home at Red Bank cites him for "excep- tionally meritorious conduct, ami professional achievements in per- formance of his duties ns pilot in lo Guam than to Ihe of a Flying Tiger air- U.S. bases in Ihe Western! line DC6 aircraft which wos Pacific marshaled a task force to ditch in tow Thursday nighl when the So- i'iel Union rejected President Kennedy's tcr.ns for a lest ban. Resumption of U.S. nuclear weap- on tests in the atmosphere nexl month appeared inevitable as a result. Tlie Sovicls once more refused lo accept foreign inspectors on their territory lo check against violations of a test ban. They ap- peared certain lo maintain this opposition lo international inspec- tion where all other disarmament measures were concerned. The Western .powers were just He added that in these days lien would have lo be insane to login a nuclear war. He said there arc some signs bill Ihe international atmosphere s improving but "the situation still remains complicated and :cnse." This is so, he continued, be- cause the Western powers hate the idea of giving up their weap- ons. He promised patience in Ihe settlement of the German rutes- :ion but insisted that it "cannot delay endlessly Ihe solution of Ihis important task." Khrushchev made the announce- ment in a completely offhand manner while a scicnlisi was speaking at Ihe meeling in the Kremlin. The scientist, Alexander Yshlin- sky, commented. "We are launch- ing cosmic and Khrush- chcv interrupted from his seat back of the rostrum. "One was launched today al 3 o'clock and it is already in he said. He did not specify whether it was 3 a.m. or 3 p.m. and Sovici sources were unable to say imme- diately. Khrushchev made Ihe announce- ment lo a crowd of about and it brought a quick cheer. Checks with the Soviet news igcncy Tass and the Academy ol Science failed to produce any ad- ditional information immediately, After making today's off-lhe-cufl announcement. Khrushchev lis- ened lo a number of othor speak >rs at the rally, intended to boost him for re-election to Ihe Supreme '.oviel in Sunday's balloting. He las, of course, no opposition. A thunder of applause greeted he Soviet premier when he en- cred the hall. Speakers preceding him included a melal factory fore- nan, a woman doctor, ihe head of hospital, an engineer, an aca- lemician and several others. Present also were President I.e- onid Brzhnev and oilier members of I'ne Presidium. Khrushchev began his election speech by declaring that "only (he aliml cannot see lhal the future belongs lo communism." Looking up al his constituents seated in the big modernistic au- ditorium in the Kremlin, Khrush- chev said: ncrcaseri ils unemployment by a nillion to 4.7 million, besides unny partly unemployed. With sweeping arms he told low terrible it was for a man to come home day after day wilhout job. "That does not happen in he Soviet hc said. as adamant in their refusal to disarm wilhout international in spection of the Sovicls. Without a break in the ICasl-West dead- lock over inspection measure! Western diplomnts ?aw no nucleus from wilich Premier's sys-jbope for progress hut thoy in tern of refineries nnd pipelines de- vclopcd. There was no indication lhat Ihc Balrri plant's ulmngo ol status would affect tho company's other opcrnlioiis, Anil said, tended to keep on trying, foi weeks nr months, If necessary. Moscow's nnswer to Kennedy's lest Imn proposal was givci Thursday night by Soviet Ambas sador Scmyon K. Tsarnpkin, SURE'-N O'KELLEY IS ME Irishmen ;in; preparing for. St.. Patrick's Day with the' usual' supply -.ol shamrocks. Saturday -is THE day tor Irishmen all over the world to celebrate with the wearin' of the green. Carolyn is Ihe daughter of. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. O'Kolley of 1377 Pioneer and is a junior at Abilene High. (For more details of. the wearing o' the green, see Pg. i-B) (Staff photo by Henry Wolff Jr.) Texas could effectively scathing comment from. ils sales industrial tax gvowlh, a revival in Don Yarbo- rough, Democratic candidate for governor, told voters here Friday mnrning. The 315-year-old Houston lawyer said he stands for repeal of the [increase sa-cs tax and "I say it can betdrivers repealed within the first term of office." "But you have to have some- thing to take ils he told about 20 persons attending a re- ceplion at the Windsor Hotel. An upsurge in industry, particu- larly oil, would provide the need- ed replacement, he said. Yarbo- rough is the only candidate in the governor's race advocating sales tax repeal. He said Texas, with the Rail- Yarborough. "It's one of the most ridiculous plans ever devised in he said. It amounts to double jeop- ardy, he claimed. "The good driv- ers have been penalized with an road Commission selling a low YARBOHOUGH, YOUNG Yar- borongh, right, Houston lawyer running for the Democratic nomination for governor, chats with Rill Mclntire, Abilene Christian College student who is the son of Yarborougli's state campaign manager. Yarbovough spoke Friday at a reception in the Wind- sor Hotel. (Staff in rates, while the bad are being penalized through rale increases, plus pay- ing over a period- of three years." He said he favors strong states rights concerning federal medical aid and aid to schools, but quali- fied it Ihusly: For Texas to take care of ils own problems first, if it can. but if it can't, then accept federal aid. "Thus far, Texas has failed miserably in meeting these re- sponsibilities." he said. Ya Thorough, campaigning in Abilene after stops in San Angelo, Ballinger, Coleman and Brown- monthly allowable, is supporting the nation's oil prices. "The Rail- wood, commented thai the most NEWS INDEX SECTION A To Your Gooo" Health 5 Sporli 8-10 Obiluon'cj 11 SECTION B Radio-TV logi......... 1 TV Report............ 1 Women'i nowi 3 Bridge 5 Amulorncnt! i Edllorloli ComFei 7 Builniti Outlook 11 road Commission is a lackey Uie eastern oil industry. "We have been following politi- cal 'Pied Pipers' who Id! the oil- men to 'slick Yarho- raigh said. This advice is destroy- the small independent oil men in Texas, hc said. Yarborough said he proposes at Icasl doubling Ihc monthly oil al- lowable, the U. S.- Senate. He referred to One voter asked, "Can't we im- all editorial published by the Re- pose a state embargo on oil March 8 slating ap- proval of the proposed SS'-i-niile "I'm afraid park on Padre Island and replied, "nut we a the sland taken hy important issues of Ihis year's campaign were Ihe general sales tax, equal rights for the small businessman and Texas' industrial growth. Yarborough congratulated the Abilene Reporter-News for taking a "forward progressive stand" on the Padre Island National Sea Shore Park proposed now before RUSK, Tex, Dr. .lames Krcinu-yer. a Rusk gumcnls were heard today in Ihe Stale Hospital psychiatrist. Icsli- nun-del- trial of John Kdwin My- ficd that Myers had a personality! crs, accused of four slnyings He said that ho is not a macabre ride from Illinois to'psycholic and lhal hc did embargo on oil said. r knfm.iplac.c a just tax on interstate pipe- difference between right the lime of the crime STidlnixl. Tlie case was expected to rciichtwi'onl5 nt the jury during the afternoon, I10W' K.icli side had 90 minutes for! .Myers, .12. is being tried in Ihe arguments. Cherokee Cminly Ally. Paul CoxjDcKraai. a hitchhiker from Ot- and Dist. Ally. Union Brown de- lumwa, Iowa, mandcd the death penally for He and a girl companion, Cliicngo man for Ihc slaying of yc.-ir-old Rflnna Marie Stone Arthur I.cn DrKrnai of Oltumwa, Iowa. Tlie taly was found near Big Spring last Kenti-mber. 'lines. He pointed out Friday that the needed industrial growth can suc- ceed only with aggressive leader- ship. "Don't vote according to aj John Tower, who proposed shorter beach park. WEATHER Islaying last Sept. 5 of Arthur labels, but for the 1.1- of Chicago, have admitted killing DoKroai nnd three other persons for money while driving from Illi- Myors and his schoolgirl fricml.lnoif. into Texas. They obtained only from (lie- four victims. Donna Stone, rested the next day were nr- Both are from Chicago. Defense lawyers reviewed their plea Unit Myers was insane when Ihc victim svas killed. The state offered one rcbullal The defense called witnesses, bolh also only from Iwo the man lhal wants to see Texas grow." hc said. Regarding the sales tax. hc said he would, if necessary, "call for persons to demonstrate in; prolesl on Ihe stale house lawn in Austin" if he were elected gov- l1. S. DF.r-AHlMKST OK COMMKHCB HK.VTIILR UrilKAU twcalhrr map. ruse 1-Al ABII.KNK AND t dalfl liht! nliOll: .l [Uromeler ttiduvt at 19.44. Humidity It noon: U oer MatT